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Border Security

Texas Is The “Swinging Gate” For Drugs Into America

The Pentagon’s announcement that 1,000 National Guard troops will remain deployed along the US-Mexico border is underwhelming to security experts.

09/12/2011

An assortment of seized assault rifles, shotguns, pistols and ammunition. (credit: Getty Images/Norberto Duarte/AFP)

Border Gun Shop Owners Sue Over New Requirement

Gun store owners in states on the U.S.-Mexico border, including Texas, are suing the acting director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

08/05/2011

U.S. President Barack Obama walks to the Oval Office upon returning at the White House in Washington, D.C. on April 15, 2011. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Coming To Texas

President Obama is expected to address border trade and security issues Tuesday during his second visit to El Paso and Austin.

05/06/2011

Parked next to a section of the border fence, a Border Patrol agent watches an area of the U.S.-Mexico border along the Rio Grande River May 26, 2010, near Hidalgo. (credit: Getty Images/Scott Olson)

New Border Technology Slow To Be Deployed

Technology to replace a now defunct virtual fence project at the Mexican border likely won’t be fully in place for at least another decade, maybe longer, according to the Government Accountability Office.

CBSDFW.COM–03/15/2011

A U.S. Border Patrol agent looks for footprints from illegal immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. (credit: Getty Images/John Moore)

Border Security Survives 1st Round Of Texas Cuts

One area of state government has survived the initial round of cuts: border security.

CBSDFW.COM–01/19/2011

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